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2015-02-02 08:34:06

Worldwide sales increase 9.9 percent in 2014, reaching record total of $335.8 billion and outperforming industry forecast; sales in Americas increase 12.7 percent WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-01 23:00:41

RnRMarketresearch.com adds “Water Soluble Polymers Market by Raw Material, Type (Polyacrylamide, Guar Gum, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Casein, Gelatin, Others), Application (Water Treatment, Detergent

2015-01-30 23:04:23

According to the report, the Japan Big Data market is primarily driven by growing use of big data to achieve operational efficiency in this region.

2015-01-29 23:12:51

“Contact-Link on Salesforce” Realizes an Effective Outbound SMS Communication through Salesforce Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) January 29, 2015

2015-01-29 20:22:49

HERSHEY, Pa., Rockville, Md. and TOKYO, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc.

2015-01-29 16:26:25

- 2014 full year sales increased 5% to $887 million, compared to $843 million in 2013; income from operations increased to $31 million, compared to a loss of ($11) million in 2013; earnings per share

2015-01-29 00:21:10

TOKYO, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. announced Jan.


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Threadsail filefish, Stephanolepis cirrhifer
2014-06-13 09:04:41

The threadsail filefish (Stephanolepis cirrhifer) is a fish species found in the western Pacific from northern Japan to the East China Sea. Usually found near the seabed at depths of 33 feet. Juveniles generally shelter themselves within the safety of drifting seaweed to hide from predators. It is a migratory fish that can move over 62 miles between feeding and spawning grounds. The threadsail filefish was first observed off the coast of Japan in 1850 and named Monacanthus cirrhifer. In...

Nissan GT-R
2013-12-02 09:48:19

The Nissan GT-R was first released in Japan in 2007. It is a sports car manufactured by Nissan and features all-wheel-drive. There were two concept vehicles unveiled before the GT-R was produced. One in 2001 and a redesigned concept in 2005 called the GT-R Proto. The 2007 GT-R model was based 80-90 percent on the Proto concept vehicle. The first United States GT-R was delivered on July 7, 2008, in Canada also in July 2008, and in Europe in March 2009. The design of the GT-R had input from...

Japanese Amberjack, Seriola quinqueradiata
2013-10-09 11:40:25

The Japanese Amberjack (Seriola quinqueradiata), known also as the yellowtail, is a bony fish belonging to the family called Carangidae. It’s native to the northwest Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii and Baja California. It is greatly appreciated within Japan, where it is called Hamachi or buri. They are eaten either raw or cooked, and are a seasonal favorite within the cooler months when the meat must have higher fat content. The amberjack is usually thought of as a winter delicacy of...

Sword-tail Newt, Cynops ensicuada
2013-10-07 13:56:26

The Sword-tail Newt (Cynops ensicauda) has recently been put on Japan’s Red List of Threatened Amphibians. This newt has a very small range and can only be found in some of the southernmost islands in Japan. Occasionally, Sword-tail Newts are referred to as Fire-bellied Newts, not to be confused with the common Chinese and Japanese species, because of their bright orange colored bellies, which serve as a warning to predators that they are poisonous. They can be distinguished from these two...

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